National Day Celebrations in Yueyang

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As the National Day holiday approaches, there is a big wave of action on the landscape in Yueyang city proper: trees along roads are green and lush; streets are neat and clean; the flower beds are newly unveiled. The entire city celebrates the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China in a hot and peaceful atmosphere. The photo above shows an attractive flower bed at the Yueyang East Bus Station.

Residents get a sneak peek of this year¡¯s National Day flower show. More than 200 variety of flowers including chrysanthemum, sunflower, and garden balsam are on display. A total of 20,000 pots of flowers are placed in various shapes.

In addition, a series of off/online activities are held to showcase Yueyang¡¯s great changes in the past seven decades, including: -Experiencing tours along the national highway G240 and a gourmet festival; -¡°I Love Yueyang¡± short video contest; and, - Yueyang stories online exhibition over the past 70 years

Translator: Xiao Juan
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